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English - 272 pages - ISBN-10: 1492669857 - ISBN-13: 9781492669852

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A memoir of family, addiction, and grief from the sister of Harris Wittels, the Parks and Recreation writer whose death shocked the comedy world. Now in paperback! One phone call. That's all it took to change Stephanie Wittels Wachs's life forever.Her younger brother Harris, a star in the comedy world known for his work on shows like Parks and Recreation, had died of a heroin overdose. How do you make sense of such a tragic end to a life of so much hilarious brilliance?In beautiful, unsentimental, and surprisingly funny prose, Stephanie Wittels Wachs alternates between her brother's struggle with addiction, which she learned about three days before her wedding, and the first year after his death, in all its emotional devastation. This compelling portrait of a comedic genius and a profound exploration of the love between siblings is The Year of Magical Thinking for a new generation of readers. It will make you laugh, cry, and wonder if that possum on the fence is really your brother's spirit animal.

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Zoey Cunningham

This is one of the best books that I have read so far in my life. You won't be disappointed.

Michelle Tremblay

Liked it very much

John Peltier

Good book

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